Brian James Caffrey

Love... - Poem by Brian James Caffrey

Man searches in the garden,
For a fruit to find,

Some say it's sour others pure divine,
The dispute itself as old as time.

Does love bear fruit and produce wine?
Or does it wither and choke in the vine?

Many a man has tasted 'love'.
Some found it sour others like heaven above.

I consider myself lucky for Love I did meet.
For I am a man whose tasted Love and found nothing as sweet.

Topic(s) of this poem: love and art, love and life

Comments about Love... by Brian James Caffrey

  • Gold Star - 26,656 Points Rajnish Manga (10/12/2015 9:05:00 AM)

    Love is the basis of everything beautiful in our life or on earth. There are times when people do have conflicting opinion about love but there is no denying that it has a divine connection. Thanks.
    Some say it's sour others pure divine,
    The dispute itself as old as time. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 340 Points Shahin Latif (10/12/2015 8:39:00 AM)

    So lovely poem.

    So lovely poem. Your thinking is good. I enjoyed your poem (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,742 Points Savita Tyagi (10/12/2015 8:29:00 AM)

    Lovely poem. Love is always sweet. The tree bearing it may be full of thorns. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 972 Points Jennie Dunne (10/12/2015 6:42:00 AM)

    I enjoyed this member poem today, I don't think anyone could read it and say it's not a good one :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,622 Points Jayatissa K. Liyanage (10/12/2015 3:06:00 AM)

    Theme, diction and style are simple
    presentation, is exuberant! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,585 Points Tiku . (10/12/2015 2:28:00 AM)

    Love is the sweetest thing ever if it is true. Nice drop. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,109 Points Seema Jayaraman (10/12/2015 1:46:00 AM)

    Nothing as sweet as love.. beautifully written, . (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 37,962 Points Edward Kofi Louis (10/12/2015 1:10:00 AM)

    Nice work with the muse of love! I am a man who tasted love. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,361 Points Ramesh T A (10/12/2015 1:05:00 AM)

    Love is bitter sweet, say many based on their experiences; but for this poet, it is sweet ever! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 16,134 Points Mandolyn ... (7/12/2014 11:29:00 AM)

    this feels emily dickinson'ish... nice. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 67 Points Cheryl Griffith (7/12/2014 11:27:00 AM)

    Simple and truthful. I like it, it has an easy flow and rhyming scheme and it's catchy. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Dipy Hermonite (9/26/2013 12:11:00 AM)

    A fabulous poem Brian. An absolute delight reading it. Have rated it a well deserved 'excellent'.
    Could I request you to read my contest poem Your World My Lord and rate it? The link is given below:

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    Best regards,
    Dipy (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Orville Phillips (2/3/2010 10:20:00 AM)

    To portray so much about love in so few words is an achievement, a good poem! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jake Shelvey (2/2/2010 10:51:00 AM)

    Excellent poem, I consider it an honour to read any one of your poems (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kenny Titus (2/2/2010 9:12:00 AM)

    lovely poem honey!
    keep writing! =) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie •`Smash-Ley Sweetie Simons• (2/1/2010 10:45:00 AM)

    love this poem about love....
    i give a 10+++++ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Christopher Tiganescu (1/30/2010 2:12:00 PM)

    very true amazing discription of finding love as, and remember never let anyone tell u love isnt real it may not be seen in the eyes but it is seen in the heart, jood job keep writing (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,116 Points Marieta Maglas (1/29/2010 3:53:00 PM)

    I consider myself lucky for Love I did meet

    Nice lyric poem, lovely to read

    10 (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,221 Points Cynthia Buhain-baello (1/28/2010 6:06:00 PM)

    Well-written and there is unity of idea, with a perfect closing line. You poem stands out in that you manged to weave the 'story' form point one (garden of Eden) to your experience of finding true love 'as a sweet fruit'. 10+++++ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 28, 2010

Poem Edited: Monday, April 20, 2015

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